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Jubilee: A Juneteenth Celebration

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Join The Center for a day of engagement to celebrate Juneteenth through music, history, and culture. This program explores the history of Juneteenth and the new traditions being created in honor of this joyous occasion. Juneteenth is the celebration of the emancipation of people who were enslaved in America, and the continued celebration and liberation throughout time. Stop by to enjoy music inspired by this history, immerse yourself in the culture of Juneteenth through performances and find a new piece of your tradition.

+ “Free at Last | March on Washington Exhibit

Join performers in the March on Washington Exhibition for an immersive performance outlining the successes of emancipation and the civil rights movement as they reflect and foresee how far we’ve come and how far we must go.

Saturday, June 18: 11AM, 12PM- Centennial Olympic Park, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM

Sunday, June 19: 1PM, 2PM, 3PM

+ History of Music| Pre-Function

Join historical interpreter outside on our lower level for a brief presentation which explores the history of spirituals and African instruments, in which guests will get the opportunity to play. 

Saturday, June 18: 11:30AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM, 3:30PM, 4:30PM

Sunday, June 19: 12:30PM, 1:30PM, 3:30PM

+Juneteenth Crafts | Mezzanine & Glenn

Saturday, June 18: 12-3PM

Sunday, June 19: 1-3PM

+ Juneteenth Book Giveaway | MLK Alcove

Saturday and Sunday: Ongoing while supplies last

+ Juneteenth Celebration with DJ Sed | Georgia Pacific Plaza

DJ Sed: Will play celebratory music as we pay homage to the jubilee of the day in which enslaved people were fully emancipated. 

 

**Participation in all Juneteenth activities require admission ticket purchase to The Center**

Details

Start:
June 18 | 10:00 am
End:
June 19 | 5:00 pm
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National Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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